B.C.’s first baby of 2016 born at Surrey Memorial

Grayson Heinrich Jackson arrived exactly on his due date, Jan. 1.

Grayson Heinrich Jackson was born shortly after midnight Jan. 1 at Surrey Memorial Hospital

His due date was Jan. 1, and B.C.’s first baby of 2016 apparently had no intention of arriving a moment earlier.

Grayson Heinrich Jackson was born at Surrey Memorial Hospital at 12:15 a.m. New Year’s Day, weighing eight pounds, nine ounces and earning first-baby-of-the-year honours.

Despite the 22 hours of labour, first-time parents Naomi Voss Hans and Ryan Jackson were pleased he was born in the new year, and say already, their son is a Canucks fan.

Grayson met the media on Friday wearing a Canucks onesie. In response, the NHL team tweeted they planned to send their newest fan a tiny jersey.

 

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